Calder to Open April 25 - Monday 24th of April 2006

FLORIDA – As reported by the South Florida Business Journal: "Calder Race Course said it will open its 2006 season Tuesday, April 25 and hold racing each week through Jan. 2.

"…Calder's feature programs are to include the Summit of Speed on July 15. Stakes races that day are to include the $500,000 Princess Rooney Handicap, which the Thoroughbred Owners and Breeders Association upgraded to Grade I status from Grade II.

"…Calder's other biggest stakes race day is the Festival of the Sun, scheduled for Oct. 14…"

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